Skidmore organized a Nov. 29 faculty panel that offered multiple scholarly perspectives and the webinar “Peacemakers at a Time of War,” presented by the Jewish and Palestinian peace group Roots on Nov. 27.
The quest for the Skidmore College men's hockey team to finish the first half unbeaten was squashed on the road at SUNY Geneseo on Friday evening. The seventh-ranked Knights defeated the 10th-ranked Thoroughbreds 5-2.
Read thoroughly all the materials sent to you by your program provider and Skidmore's
Complete all forms and paperwork as required by your program provider and Skidmore.
Meet with your academic advisor to discuss the courses you will take when you return.
Make a list of these classes and keep it handy during course registration.
Provide OCSE with an e-mail address if it is different form your Skidmore address.
Also, provide the mailroom with a forwarding address in the U.S.
Watch for an email from the Office of Residential Life on housing arragements for
the semester you return.
Move everything out of your residence hall room or apartment. Return all library books
and settle all outstanding matters on campus.
Before you leave the U.S.:
Make sure that you have a passport that will be valid at least six months beyond the end of your program.
Obtain all the required visas for your program and the countries you plan to visit. This process can take months to complete, so do not wait until the last minute! Make sure you read all information your program provider gives to you and ask questions! A
call to your program provider is a good place to start.
Review information for each country you plan to visit. One resource is the U.S. Department of State, which provides Background Notes on all countries. Your program provider will also provide you information about your
Review the U.S. Department of State current travel advisories, and note Skidmore's policy of not approving travel for its students to any country
for which a level 4 has been issued.
Make sure that you have health insurance that will cover you abroad and includes medical evacuation and repatriation. Students participating on Skidmore programs and non-Skidmore Approved Programs will
be covered through the Office of Off-Campus Study & Exchanges. Please see your plan brochure for details. Students studying on non-Skidmore Approved
Programs may have additional coverage through their program provider and should check
with their program provider for details.
Research the culture, history, customs and politics of your host country.
Know how you will handle other money related matters.Exchange a small amount of currency ($100 to $200) in advance (if possible) so that
you have some cash available upon arrival to your destination country or have a plan
as to how you will obtain cash upon arrival at the airport.